Northwestern Prof Works to Give Convicted Teens Second Chances
Jul 21, 2011, Melissa Harris, Chicago Tribune
By the time Bernardine Dohrn drove more than 100 miles in her silver Buick with two lawyers to the Pontiac Correctional Center, a quarter-century had passed since Mark Clements began serving four life sentences for a 1981 arson that killed four people.
Dohrn, an associate law professor at Northwestern University and former Weather Underground member, arbitrarily was assigned to interview Clements as part of a then-nascent campaign to win review hearings for Illinois inmates sentenced to die in…
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